21 Oct 2019

BSO and Gemini Collaborate to Deliver Direct Crypto Exchange Connectivity Worldwide


Delivering real time, low-latency market access and market data

New York, London, Paris 17th October 2019: BSO, the award-winning Ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider for the financial services industry, today announced the availability of connectivity solutions to Gemini, a leading cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, directly from the global BSO network. BSO’s global Crypto Connect network provides specialist state of the art solutions for both institutional clients, who require the same high-quality access to Gemini as they do for other traditional asset class exchanges, as well as the demanding crypto community, who equally require nimbleness, high availability and a high performance hybrid network. BSO delivers guaranteed latency on layer 2 backbone with high security to ensure that current and future business needs are catered for.

BSO is proud to welcome Gemini as a preferred partner on its BSO Crypto Connect solution that enables Public cloud & private infrastructures inter-connectivity over 240 PoPs via its private, internet avoiding, dedicated & guaranteed latency backbone worldwide.

Jeanine Hightower-Sellitto, Managing Director of Operations at Gemini, said, “Gemini is a crypto-native company working to mature the crypto trading space. We are very pleased to be working with BSO to provide direct access to a wider range of market participants; including investment firms who require traditional data centre cross connectivity capabilities.”

Michael Ourabah, CEO at BSO commented, “We are delighted to be working with Gemini to deliver institutional quality connectivity and service to support the growth of the crypto currency community.” Adding, “Crypto Connect supports both new entrants as they scale to institutional corporate structure and institutions who want to enter the crypto market with the same latency and service levels they have come to expect from BSO.”

New York based Gemini, is a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, and store digital assets including bitcoin, ether, zcash, and litecoin. Gemini was founded in 2014 to build a bridge to the future of money.BSO is the first network provider to launch a crypto-friendly network infrastructure to traders, exchanges, financial institutions, fintech startups, or regulators looking to understand this complex market. Crypto Connect is available in data centre locations comprising all the major trading venues in the global financial community.

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The company was founded in 2004 and serves the world’s largest financial institutions. BSO is a global pioneering infrastructure and connectivity provider, helping over 600 data-intensive businesses across diverse markets, including financial services, technology, energy, e-commerce, media and others. BSO owns and provides mission-critical infrastructure, including network connectivity, cloud solutions, managed services and hosting, that are specific and dedicated to each customer served.

The company’s network comprises 240+ PoPs across 33 markets, 50+ cloud on-ramps, is integrated with all major public cloud providers and connects to 75+ on-net internet exchanges and 30+ stock exchanges. The team of experts works closely with customers in order to create solutions that meet the detailed and specific needs of their business, providing the latency, resilience and security they need regardless of location.

BSO is headquartered in Ireland, and has 11 offices across the globe, including London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore. Access our website and find out more information: www.bso.co